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Aerial Photographs Catalogue the Life and Death of Volcanic Islands

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Volcanic islands can seem to appear out of nowhere, emerging from the ocean like breaching monsters of the deep. Below, Mika McKinnon explains how these odd geological formations are born, how they evolve, and how they eventually vanish back beneath the waves.


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Helen Rowling's curator insight, April 17, 4:55 PM

Geographical wonders.

Jessica Rieman's curator insight, April 23, 6:14 PM

In many cases these islands that become seriously dangerous started off being very small and then erupted causing formations of small islands next to them or attached and then creating erupting volcanic islands.

Elizabeth Bitgood's curator insight, April 24, 7:59 PM

This article gives a good description of how volcanic islands grow and then die.  It has beautiful pictures of these types of islands.

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Underwater Eruption Shoes How Volcanic Islands Grow

Underwater Eruption Shoes How Volcanic Islands Grow | Geography in the classroom | Scoop.it
Scientists watch the birth of a volcano near Spain's Canary Islands.
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